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Just how I ended up as a traffic warden for a primary school in Durban escapes me, but somehow I think my hostess in Durban, the lovely Anthea, conned both her youngest daughter Sarah and me into assisting her with a volunteer job the morning I was leaving for CapeTown. She has a variety of good causes that she supports and is adept at recruiting assistance for them. After this little exercise there was an ominous slow crank of the engine that indicated a ...
... There was a store on the farm, but we never walked in. However, I saw folks walking out with fruits and wines.
It was closer to noon so we headed up the road to the wineries. The views along the way were stunning with hillsides covered with vineyards. There weren't many other cars on the road since it was a weekday. We headed up to Rust En Vrede (pronounced Frede) since it was furthest up the hill. Peter and I decided to go straight ...
... how its not cool to liter. We then took them outside for an activity. We split the class up into teams and we gave each team a trashbag and told them who ever picks up the most trash, wins! and there was a prize (all they really cared about was the prize but hey, it got them to do it and do a good job) At the end of the day, we collected 10 garbage bags full of trash! It was amazing to see how much a difference half an hour ...
... in this but it turns out... all they wanted was to drink. Imagine that?! So the "educational" side of things were a bit lost on this day.
Nonetheless, I enjoyed myself AND a much needed glass wine today. Our lunch was also at a vineyard where I ordered an incredible truffle risotto! Heavenly.
All in all a wonderful day with South Africa's Winelands now toping my list for incredible tasting.
Tomorrow - SHARK DIVING!!!
together with my classmates from events management I went for 6 days to Cape Town. The first day involved getting up at 3.30 AM for a 12 hours drive to Cape Town. Halfway we stopped in Tsitsikamma where we did a canopy tour up in 30 metre high trees-loved every second of it! after that we continue the long drive and got to our hotel around 7 PM.
The first day ...